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tonight, renewed calls for help in the northeast from the wrath of hurricane sandy. good afternoon, everyone, i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. 37 in new york city alone, more than 4 million people are still without power. and countless more hours of cleanup are still ahead for many. >> as the recovery ramps up right now, jay gray has more on the potential bad news in the forecast. >> reporter: where the damage is so intense, so far reaching, it can be hard to figure out how to even start to come back. >> you see their whole livelihoods crash into the ocean. it's devastating. >> reporter: in many areas, crews are moving the mess that sandy left behind. but in some of the hardest hit communities, like seaside heights, new jersey, there are no recovery teams or residents yet, and frustrations are building. >> why safe there and nowhere else? talk to the rest of the homeowners. >> the gas mains we're scared of. >> i don't care about a house, i care about your lives. >> reporter: lives, that like the atlantic coast have been battered and torn apart. >> no electricity, no heat, no
over the shock of what sandy left behind and understanding that the recovery here is going to be difficult and not going to be weeks but months if not more than a year. there is a bit of good news here in atlantic city. the casinos reopened. and a lot of people, you'd be surprised, moving in, saying they're going to find a place to stay here. the hotels are open. but also hoping they can get their minds off what's happened and what's to come for just a couple of hours. so that's a bit of good news in the middle of what's been a lot of horrible news. pat, jim, back to you. >> all right. jay gray. jay, thank you. >>> about 1,500 dominion virginia workers left this morning to help restore power in central new jersey. hundreds of thousands there still in the dark after sandy. many of these crews also responded after hurricane katrina because so many gas stations are powerless now, they are taking their own fuel and other supplies with them up to jersey. they will work shifts of at least 12 hours. >>> four days to go until election day. there are nine swing states, but only one
. remember, those are the areas just hit by sandy. a lot of the dunes and protection gone from the coast, so it allows the water to flow more freely inland. areas shaded in yellow, medium impact. areas in green there, lower impact. as you get toward western maryland, west central maryland and even areas of central virginia. so for right now, possibility of some isolated inland snow. some inland snow, isolated slick spots, perhaps even for thursday morning. coastal problems indeed. that is what we're looking at right now. if this storm system tracks more to the east, though, we could get nothing more than just some rain around here. as far as election day weather, we'll have more on that. right now, it doesn't look as though we'll have any worries coming up. we'll talk about how cold it will be tomorrow and how much wind will be around the area. and of course, we'll have much more on the impact of the midweek storm coming up in a couple of minutes. >>> it's the final day of campaigning before election day. both presidential candidates are focused on the all-important state of ohio. president
:00. coming up, how new york and new jersey are struggling to vote today in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. >> the states voting on whether to >>> in a few hours, the polls will close deciding who will call the white house home. the president, waiting for election results tonight in chicago as we saw earlier. governor romney will be up in boston shortly. >> the damage left by superstorm sandy hasn't stopped people from heading to the polls in storm ravaged parts of new york and new jersey. elections officials there are characterizing the turnout as heavy today. keith russell joins us from the live desk with more. keith? >> thanks, pat. the power is still out for some and dozens of polling sites are unusable. the voters said the devastation brought on by the storm would not stop them from exercising their civic duty. it wasn't without its challenges though. some new yorkers reported long lines and confusion when they showed up at polling spots to cast their ballots. voting machines were set up in the hard hit far rockaway neighborhood of queens but voting was briefly delayed while poll work
. >>> a little more than a week after superstorm sandy, some areas along the northeast coast are already getting, as we saw, hit again. >> this coastal storm is threatening to dump several inches of snow in some areas. it could also cause more coastal flooding in areas already hard hit. nbc's jay gray is live tonight in trenton, new jersey, with more on how people are bracing for this next dose of winter weather from mother nature. jay? >> reporter: hey there, pat, jim. what a mess. we're seeing a little bit of rain, a lot of snow. right now these conditions only going to intensify over the next day or so. the wind, it's picking up, and it's all happening at the absolute worst time, as you talk about, just over a week after sandy. the damage and difficulties still stretch for miles. >> we just got hit. everybody got hit with sandy. >> reporter: now millions along the east coast must deal with a second storm. >> it's expected to arrive with heavy winds and rains further into the day today, and tonight and into tomorrow morning. >> reporter: a harsh nor'easter is already starting to dump heavy sno
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